“[Mimi] is a natural on-camera…passionate, unassuming and possessed of a wry sense of humour ”
East Village concert pianist Mimi Stern-Wolfe has galvanized her New York community each year since the early 1990s to stage an annual memorial concert featuring musical works composed by friends lost to the HIV/AIDS pandemic in the 1980s and 90s. All the Way Through Evening follows Mimi and her small ensemble - two vocalists and a cellist – as they rehearse ahead of her 20th World AIDS Day concert, the Benson AIDS Series, named after Mimi’s friend Eric Benson, a gifted singer/actor/musician who died in 1988 at the age of 42.
Directed by Rohan Spong (Winter at Westbeth, T is for Teacher) this deeply engaging and affecting musical documentary celebrates the lives, outstanding talents and musical legacy of friends and artistic collaborators tragically felled in their prime.
“A moving and eloquent tribute to Stern-Wolfe and her mission as well as providing illuminating insights into the lingering impact of the disease” SBS Movies
Join us for an In Conversation and Q&A with director, producer, cinematographer and editor Rohan Spong following the 7pm session on World AIDS day, Friday 1 December (normal ticket prices apply).